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This is documentation for Caché & Ensemble. See the InterSystems IRIS version of this content.

For information on migrating to InterSystems IRIS, see Why Migrate to InterSystems IRIS?


This section of the tutorial provides an introduction to authentication using Caché security. After completing this part of the tutorial, you will be able to:

  • List the authentication mechanisms supported by Caché.

  • Describe the roles of Connection Tools and Caché Services in Caché authentication.

  • List the different Caché Access Modes and map each Connection Tool to its access mode.

  • Differentiate the three different types of Caché user accounts.

  • List the different predefined Caché user accounts along with their user names and passwords.

  • Describe Caché support for Kerberos, LDAP, and Operating System based authentication.

  • Implement Caché Login, Unauthenticated, Delegated, and Cascading authentication.


For in-depth discussion of Authentication in Caché security, read Authentication in the Caché Security Administration Guide.


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